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cornucopia

Summer Cornucopia m

Inclued in this photo = genovese basil, rosa bianca eggplant, serrano pepper, brandywine & german stripe tomatoes, gold beets, walla walla onions

savoy cabbage

Savoy Cabbage m

cabbage recipes

alverde cauliflower

Al Verde Cauliflower (yes, it's supposed to be green!) m

cauliflower recipes

orange cauliflower

Orange Cauliflower. You can eat the leaves too: if you have freshly-harvested cauliflower. They taste just like kale. Photo essay here on cauliflower leaf prepartion. m

Cauliflower Recipes

orange cauliflower

Orange Cauliflower. You can eat the leaves too: if you have freshly-harvested cauliflower. They taste just like kale. Photo essay here on cauliflower leaf prepartion. m

Cauliflower Recipes

jalapenos and cayennes

Cayenne Chiles (left) and Jalapenos (right) m

Spicy Chile Flakes: make your own photo essay || spicy peppers recipes

click to enlarge Bull's Heart Cabbage: a pointed Italian Variety, an all purpose green cabbage recipes
green coriander green coriander: flowering cilantro: for aromatic green seeds m
green coriander green coriander: flowering cilantro: for aromatic green seeds m
cilantro bloom cilantro bloom. m
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Cilantro || Cilantro Recipes
pickling cucumber Pickling Cucumbers. With a quarter to show perspective. m
indian corn Indian Corn m
Indian Corn for decoration or grinding your own masa or polenta. beatiful and sustaining. m
oaxacan green corn Oaxacan Green Corn m
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Purple Carrots

These are sweet for raw eating, and great to cook as well

Carrot Recipes

Cousa Squash (Lebanese zucchini)

summer squash recipes

Cippolines, Red

Cippolines, Gold

med view

click to enlarge Chicory Catalogna, it's kind of like puntarelle.... Some would even say it's a variety of puntarelle.
Lena charming a snake melon, also called an Armenian Cucumber. It tastes like a cucumber.

A Patchwork of Colored Carrots! clockwise from the top: Orange Chantenay, Purple, White, Red Indian, Yellow, and Mixed m

carrot recipes

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Here are three colors of carrots we grow, from left to right: Chantaenay Orange, Indian Red, and Belgian White Carrots. m

carrot recipes

carrots and radishes

Carrots of Colors plus some radishes. m

carrot recipes

purple carrots

Purple Carrots m

carrot recipes

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Celery Root also called celeriac

Celery Root Recipes

wide chard next to beets and gold chard Left to right: Classic Red Beet Bunch; Gold Chard Stem, and 'Spanish' Wide Chard Stem m
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Cardoon Stems || Cardoon Recipes
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Cardoon (looks like celery, tastes like artichoke...)

Cardoon Recipes

chilacayote photo

 

Chilacayote

photo of CSY field

CSY Field

Read Andy's Article about it. med

Striped Armenian Cucumber

cucumber recipes

green cabbage m

cabbage recipes

purple cauliflower

Purple Caulifower m

cauliflower recipes

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Purple Cauliflower

cauliflower recipes

click to enlarge This is a Caper Flower. Betty Van Dyke grows them at her ranch in Hollister. She sells them while she's got them (May and June?) at the East Cliff/Live Oak farmers market in Santa Cruz on Sundays. m
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These are capers growing on Betty's ranch.
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Parisian Round Carrots m
carrot recipes
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Here are carrots freshly harvested, not yet washed. (See photo below for what they look like when we take them to market.)
carrot recipes

These are young, fresh Carrots just picked from the field.

carrot recipes

click to enlarge These are carrot cakes made at Bix restaurant in San Francisco. They are made with three different carrots: Yellow Carrots, Red Carrots, and Orange Carrots.
sweet corn on the grill m
Colors of Mexican corn m

 

Jose holding colors of corn m

 

young corn plant m

 

young purple corn m

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Cucuzzi Squash Flower

This is Cauliflower.

Cauliflower Recipes

Catnip Catnip m
Catnip and BlueDog Catnip and our dog Blue m

This is Chervil: also known as "French parsley".

Chervil Recipes

This is an Armenian Cucumber. It's neither Armenian nor a true cucumber. It's orginally from North Africa and is a true melon that tastes, smells and is used like a real cucumber. Eat it with the skin on!

cucmber recipes

cayenne chile

Cayenne Chiles m

Spicy Chile Flakes: make your own photo essay || spicy peppers recipes

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Poblano chiles: They are mildly hot, good for chiles rellenos, salsas, and other uses.

spicy chile recipes

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Our daughter holding Chiles called Peron, a very very very hot, spicy chile. These are from Everlasting Gardens.

spicy chile recipes

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These are drying chiles in our field.

how to make dried chile flakes photo essay

click to enlarge This is Claudia with a large, woody, red chard root. Chard is a beet, here's proof.
click to enlarge This is Italian Erbette Chard. It is very mild, without the usual chalky taste of many chards.
chard recipes.
click to enlarge This is Erbette Chard being harvested by Miguel in Dec. in our Hollister field. chard recipes.
click to enlarge These are Chioggia Beets. These are striped pink and white inside. (the white one is just a freaky beet.)
beet recipes.
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Collard Greens

Collard Recipes

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This is Claudia and Rebecca harvesting Sun Gold Cherry Tomatoes.

cherry tomato recipes

These are Changungas, a preserved fruit treat from Michoacan.
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These are two recipes Andy found in his grandmothers recipe card files. Ok, there are 4 recipes here, but we liked the Carrot Custard one the best. -julia

A csa member who loves our carrots!
carrot recipes
click to enlarge Cardoon in our kitchen. Also pictured: habanero ristra experiment, and a sign made by my cousin Joel McKinney the Artist.
Cardoon recipes
Julia's grandmother's war-time rationing cookbook from the 1940's.
flowering chives flowering chives m
Chews Ridge Chews Ridge m
Camino Restaurant Camino Restaurant in Oakland m
csa pick up site

CSA pick up site

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Cactus Cookbook

The Cactus Cookbook by Joyce Tate m

Nopalitos, Cactus and Tuna recipes

click to enlarge Julia's (entirley too large) cookbook collection
click to enlarge This is Don Rogelio holding a bunch of mixed carrots. From the left, there is one Orange Chantenay Carrot, three Red Carrots, One Yellow Carrot, and then one more Red Carrot. The Red and Yellow Carrots are flavorful heirloom carrots that are great for cooking, but not as good raw as the sweet orange ones. The red carrots stay deep orange red when roasted or cooked in other ways. Click here to read about benefit dinner for Don Rogelio

 


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